PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore was established in the year 1951 by G. R. Damodaran as the 1st engineering college in Tamil Nadu. The college is affiliated to PSG & Sons Charities Trust and Anna University. Other than this, the college is an autonomous and government aided college. The college offers full-time and part-time courses in engineering, science and management at Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels.
The prestigious National Institutional Ranking Framework ranked PSG College of Technology 29th in the list top engineering institutes in 2018. In addition, the college was ranked 13th by India Today in 2017 and 17th by Outlook India.